He was oppressed and afflicted,
yet He did not open His mouth.
Like a lamb led to the slaughter
and like a sheep silent before her shearers,
He did not open His mouth.(A)
He was taken away because of oppression and judgment;
and who considered His fate?[a]
For He was cut off from the land of the living;
He was struck because of my people’s rebellion.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 53:8 Or and as for His generation, who considered [Him]?

He humbled Himself by becoming obedient
to the point of death—
even to death on a cross.(A)

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